Good Tayshaun article from today's Freep...I'm a little worried about the knees AND the contract! I heard he countered for more money...to make him the 3rd highest paid Piston.
Newlywed Prince troubled by knees
BY KRISTA LATHAM
FREE PRESS SPORTS WRITER
If Tayshaun Prince looks a little distracted this exhibition season, he has a good reason.
Make that several good reasons.
For starters, the Pistons' small forward awaits the completion of a contract extension that must come in the next two weeks, if it's to come at all. Because of NBA rules the fourth-year player has until Oct. 31 to sign a new deal. If he doesn't sign he will test the market as a restricted free agent next summer.
What else is on his mind? Sore knees, for one thing. The two-a-day practices left Prince feeling pain that was just enough to slow him down and not enough to sideline him.
And then there's his new status as a married man. Prince married his longtime girlfriend Farah in Detroit in September and came to training camp straight from his honeymoon in Tahiti.
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